Xubuntu 9.04 Beta Release Announcement

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Wed Mar 25 20:25:34 UTC 2009


On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 00:29:34 -0500
Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> 
> The Xubuntu 9.04 Beta release is almost here!  As part of the
> release, we need to prepare the Beta release announcement, and I was
> hoping that people could note particular improvements.  Seeing as
> this is the first set of release announcements coming specifically
> from Xubuntu, I figure we can include any key updates from 8.10.
> Here are some highlights that I can think of:
> 
> * complete migration to Xfce 4.6
>  - neat feature 1
>  - neat feature 2
>  - neat feature 300
> * inclusion of Gigolo, an Xfce utility to assist with mounting of
> network shares
> * fast-user switcher applet
> * ________
> * Availability of Ext4 filesystems (w/ Ext3 by default)
> * Thunderbird now includes the Lightning Calendar extension by default
> * Well integrated artwork, giving Xubuntu a polished, cohesive new
> look
> 
> I know there is a lot more updates.  What would you like to be
> included in the release announcement?  Thanks, all.
> 
> Jim

Let's not forget AbiWord 4.6.6, with many bugfixes incorporated.

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